[ovs-discuss] Docker & Open vSwitch question.

Orabuntu-LXC gilbert at orabuntu-lxc.com
Sun Nov 4 13:01:30 UTC 2018

I guess by "patch" you mean "patch ports" . I think you will need to bring
VLANs into the solution to accomplish what you are describing. My
Orabuntu-LXC software ( https://github.com/gstanden/orabuntu-lxc ) uses a
scheme of this type.

HTH Gilbert

On Sat, Nov 3, 2018, 9:15 AM Kevin Swagger <kdawg1496 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am trying to have two separate networks each with an OVS bridge. I have
> a few docker containers connected to each bridge. I used a command like
> "ovs-docker add-port ovs-br1 eth1 container1 " to connect the docker
> containers to the bridges. I tried creating my own docker network that all
> the containers used and when I removed the patch connection between the two
> bridges the containers could still communicate. When I created two separate
> docker networks the containers could not communicate to the other network
> of containers. Is there a way I can accomplish my goal?
> I want the two Open vSwitch bridges to be able to communicate by a patch.
> I want the docker containers to only communicate over the patch and if I
> remove the patch I want the containers to not be able to communicate.
> Thank you
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